Charles Michael Segaloff (aka Michael Makai) sentenced. #BDSM

The court docket summary doesn’t have the actual sentencing paperwork in it yet, but there was a hearing and local media are reporting that Charles Michael Segaloff (aka BDSM author Michael Makai) was sentenced on 8/5/2016 to two years in federal prison. http://newsok.com/erotic-book-author-sentenced-in-okc-federal-court-case/article/5512534 Apparently he’d filed a memo before the sentencing to try to get … Read More

US legal system primer: how someone is labelled a “registered sex offender.”

I’m seeing an appalling number of people who are either just woefully ignorant of how our justice system works, or are deliberately being willfully stupid, when it comes to this case of Michael Makai / Charles Michael Segaloff. You cannot just get slapped with a “sex offender” label. To become a registered sex offender, you must … Read More